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. tel-aviv is located 37 miles from the gaza strip. its population is about the size of dallas, texas with around 1.2 million people. the surrounding area, though, if you look at the suburbs, we are talking about 3.3 million people and that is nearly half the size of the entire israeli population. so far the rockets have only reached the outskirts of this area, but a direct strike on tel-aviv would mark the first time gaza rockets have reached the city and that would mark a significant escalation. more on that as we get it. in the meantime we have more breaking news for you now out of the gulf here stateside. the coast guard has said that it is now investigating a fire at an oil-drilling platform off the coast of louisiana. an owe a parish official says the rig is not drilling at a deepwater site like we saw, for example with the bp incidents. obviously the coast guard is giving this plenty of attention. we are reaching out to the coast guard, where is this. what is the extent of this fire if there is one that they are investigating, so we'll have more breaking news out of louisiana i
and their recovery. let's go to james in dallas, texas. caller: good morning. the answer to your question. it is very difficult to have a lot of confidence in the security team regardless of what happened in benghazi. the president could have come out and given the public the truth. a lot of callers will call in and say people do not like barack obama because of his skin color. i voted for barack obama in 2000 because of his skin color. i wanted this country to get passed a landmark issue of electing a african-american for president. one of your earlier callers mentioned the daywear the target. i see no reason why this administration did not take action. if they did not take action because they did not know what was happening, i think there is evidence they did know what was happening, it is unforgivable. if they did not know what was going on, that is even more inexcusable. host: manhattan, kansas. dave is an independent caller. caller: i just wanted to say the foreign policy of obama is a spitting image of bush. we have droned more pakistan as than bush under obama. it is only creating more terrori
texas is a lot different than a democrat in new york, los angeles, chicago, or even dallas, houston, or san antonio. back in 1968, back in 1968, hubert humphrey won the presidential vote in king county. george wallace came in second place, and back in 1964 when texas residents swron son ran for president, he got 85% of the voting since barry goldwater. they have voted for democrats before. it's certainly not this time or four year ago. >> so you talked to a lot of the people, and they don't really seem to be looking forward in temz of giving him another shot. is that your sense of talking to these folks that they're simply resigned or resentful in. >> i guess the best thing is these are nice hard-working people that live in king county, texas, but they're not giving any ground it comes to barack obama. we don't like him, but we'll see. this time there didn't seem to be any flexibility at all. snoo talk a bit about some of the communities. i know philadelphia and some other areas where it went overwhelmingly for obama. it was a completely different story. >> this is interesting. even
on "american history tv close-" questions remain. lone gunman, the mob, the military -- what happened in dallas? the assassination of john kennedy at 730 p.m. president obama traveled to the new york city area to assess damage from hurricane sandy. on staten island, he visited a recovery center. he was joined by new york city mayor michael bloomberg, homeland security secretary janet napolitano, and others. >> good afternoon, on behalf of all new yorkers, mr. president, it is an honor to welcome you here to our city. we are here with our two great senators, and the governor and i wanted to particularly thank you and particularly thank all the volunteers who have worked so hard for the last two weeks. 24/7 a lot of them, they have made all the difference. we are getting out of this. we are getting ahead. we did lose 23 staten islanders here, one was police officer artur, whose funeral i went to. someone unfortunately this city will miss. we are making our ways back. mr. president, thank you particularly for all the help we have gotten from fema, from homeland secretary napolitano who is with us,
into the convention. the front page of the "dallas morning news," or "fort worth star-telegram," "gop shifts on immigration." it was amazing to see that we were going to come in here and label them anti-hispanic, anti- anything, and it was a total different route. some friends of mine said that we need to take this to the national level. we went to the national platform in tampa and started talking about it. we got a national guest worker endorsement of the national convention platform, which was great. election day hits, and on wednesday by phone starts getting blown up again, that it is time to, that we need to start talking more about this. i believe that free-market solutions are part of this. i believe in strong border security. anti-immigration groups try to label us open borders, big business, wants cheap labor. if we could fund blackwater security forces in iraq, we need to do that. in texas, i have been down firsthand to see the devastating effect it has on property owners, on everything. we need to look at every option available. it is in our national security to do so. i am not fo
that lee harvey oswald was going to shoot at kennedy that morning in dallas. >> brian latell, the book "castro's secrets mpt the cia and cuban's intelligence machine." we ran out of time, and he can't tell you the poisen pen story. pick it up and read it yourself. it's unfortunate because it's a good story so, brian, thank you for joining us on booktv here in miami. >> thank you so much. >> well, the next panel is starting here. we'll take you to the room now. this is some war memoirs and books. jake tapper of abc news wrote a book called "the outpost: untold story of americanñ va" beeping min bush" dust to dust accounts, and also "the story of war" and the life that follows, setting up the room now. you can see, and they are just getting ready to introduce the three speakers. i want to remind you that the previous panel, one of the speakers there was david, "barack obama: the story," go to, and david will be answering and commenting on your questions and comments. go ahead, you can post those now, and he will be responding, oh, in about 15-20 minutes or
Search Results 0 to 7 of about 8 (some duplicates have been removed)